Louise Hersent

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FrenchBorn Louise Marie-Jeanne MAUDUIT

French painter

Born on March 7, 1784 in Paris , France

Died on January 7, 1862 in Paris , France

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Louise Marie-Jeanne Hersent-Mauduit (7 March 1784 – 7 January 1862) was a French oil painter, primarily of portraits and historical scenes.
From 1810 to 1824, her works were exhibited at the Paris Salon, and she received two first-class medals in 1817 and 1819. Jean Baptiste Tardieu engraved several of her works.
...   Louise Marie-Jeanne Hersent-Mauduit (7 March 1784 – 7 January 1862) was a French oil painter, primarily of portraits and historical scenes.
From 1810 to 1824, her works were exhibited at the Paris Salon, and she received two first-class medals in 1817 and 1819. Jean Baptiste Tardieu engraved several of her works.


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Louise Marie-Jeanne Mauduit was born in Paris on 7 March 1784 to an unknown mother and Antoine-René Mauduit, an architect and mathematician.
In 1810, her works were first displayed at the Paris Salon, and would be displayed until 1824. Her artworks obtained first-class medals in 1817 and 1819.
She studied under Charles Meynier and possibly her husband, Louis Hersent.
In 1821, she married the painter Louis Hersent. Her husband is also notable for his portrait and history paintings.
Hersent herself took on female pupils, among them the porcelain painter Marie Virginie Boquet and portrait painter Louise Adélaïde Desnos.


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2 artworks by or after Louise Marie-Jeanne Hersent-Mauduit at the Art UK site
Print in Harvard Art museums by Pierre François Bertonnier after Louise-Maire-Jeanne Mauduit, showing that she was a productive artist before her marriage in 1821
Louise Marie Jeanne Hersent-Mauduit on Artnet



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